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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Opportunities Weekly: Tanzania Sudden Opportunity Grant, Africa’s women Development Fund, Global Change Maker 2018 and more

Every Wednesday by 5 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don't miss out! The post Opportunities Weekly: Tanzania Sudden Opportunity Grant, Africa's women Development Fund, Global Change Maker 2018 and [...]

February 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Until consumer protection is taken seriously by eCommerce sites, more Nigerians will still favour PoD

From the standpoint of a consumer, many eCommerce sites in Nigeria do not take consumer protection seriously. And until they begin to do so, customers will still prefer to pay on delivery. The post Until consumer protection is taken seriously [...]

February 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

OjirehPrime — Now, you can keep your ATM at home

Online food store ​Ojireh.com in a press release today announced that it will be launching the much anticipated ​OjirehPrime prepaid debit card on the 1st of March 2018 during the Social Media week special session hosted by the SMJury at [...]

February 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

3 ways to do marketing right and acquire more customers

The best marketing in the world doesn’t feel like marketing. Here's how business owners can stay constantly updated and acquire more customers The post 3 ways to do marketing right and acquire more customers appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

February 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Verve Tree is a tech hub set to launch in Ogun State

Ogun state — the Gateway state — is known for its tourist attractions like the Olumo rock and Omo Forest Reserve. As many also know, it houses the highest number of tertiary institutions in the country. It's a land of [...]

February 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How to keep your business afloat in the internet age

Globally, the failure rates for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses, which seem to skyrocket every year, are alarmingly high. Even though most of these studies are not from a Nigerian perspective, Nigeria’s problems are unique. Still ranked 145th (out of [...]

February 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

I Rob Because Many People In Government Steal – Suspect

The Niger State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers, Shehu Bida and Bello Mallam, who claimed that they went into robbery because there was recession in the country, people in government steal and the “government did not provide any job for [...]

February 28, 2018 Societal issues

Popular Imo State footballer killed, buried in shallow grave

The remains of a 20-year-old Imo State local footballer, Chidubem Ezeagu, have been found in a shallow grave in a bush. It was gathered that the deceased was a celebrated footballer who recently captained his club to win two major [...]

February 28, 2018 Sports

Full text of Buhari’s letter to NASS rejecting Peace Corps

Full text of Buhari’s letter to NASS rejecting Peace Corps: Hope For Nigeria has obtained the full text of the letter written by President Muhammadu Buhari to the House of Representatives, rejecting the bill for the establishment of Peace Corps [...]

February 28, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari rejects Peace Corps bill over security concerns, financial constraints

President Muhammadu Buhari has in a letter sent to the House of Representatives rejected the proposed Peace Corps Establishment Bill. In the letter, read on the floor of the House yesterday by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, the President cited security [...]

February 28, 2018 Government and politics

Ambode praises church for community development, commissions bridge, car park

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has praised the General Superintendent and members of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry for its contributions toward community development and improvement of the quality of life of the people of the state. Ambode, who spoke [...]

February 28, 2018 Religion

Rehabilitation of Kano-Zaria road to be completed in April

The Minister gave the assurance when he inspected the ongoing rehabilitation of the road and the Tamburawa bridge in Kano on Tuesday. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has assured motorists plying Kano – Zaria road [...]

February 28, 2018 Environmental issues

Police arrest 10 men destroying farmlands in Benue

Officers of the Sector 1 Sub-Sector A Troop deployed at Yelwata, have arrested 10 suspected herdsmen destroying farmlands in Benue while on routine patrol. The men were caught destroying farmlands at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages on Monday, February 26, 2018. [...]

February 28, 2018 Societal issues

Fulani man defends cow grazing, says they are more historic than some tribes

A young Fulani man has done his bit to defend cow grazing in the country, by stating that cows are more historic than some tribes in Nigeria. The young man makes reference to the N200 note that has cows and [...]

February 28, 2018 Societal issues

Africans in Israel are painting their faces white to avoid deportation

As one of numerous attempts to stop their deportation from Israel, African migrants are protesting in cities like Tel Aviv, in front of embassies, with their faces painted white. Israeli plans to imprison all illegal African immigrants who do not [...]

February 28, 2018 Africa

Nnamdi Kanu, wife reportedly spotted at suya joint in Ghana

Months after the disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB front runner has been spotted in Ghana. Reports said that Kanu and his wife, Uchechi are said to be living at an estate, Cantonment, also in Accra, [...]

February 28, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Jobs Weekly: Senior PHP Developer, Pre-Lead Sales and more

Below is a compiled list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Senior PHP Developer at Jumia Job type: Full-time Location: Lagos Application deadline: Not specified Responsibilities Work [...]

February 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria’s ICT roadmaps and a litany of broken promises

Data from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s unemployment and underemployment rate rose to 40% in Q3 2017 from 37.2% the previous quarter. Recurrent retrenchments by companies keeps shooting this number up — the government is the only sector [...]

February 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

9 proven steps CEOs can take to make business strategies work

In our private lives, we set out personal goals and objectives. Within a family, there are expectations — be it nuclear or extended (depending on the social mores of a place). Every head of the family, or a single parent [...]

February 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Itel Mobile to launch a range of smartphones on Android Oreo (Go edition)

itel Mobile has today announced plans which will see the mobile phone giant launch phones that run on the Android™ Oreo™ (Go edition) operating system later this year. itel is one of the first global mobile phone brands to feature [...]

February 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

DSS DG, Daura reveals why govt negotiated with Boko Haram

Lawal Daura, Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), has given insight into why government negotiated with Boko Haram for the release of abducted lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and 10 women from captivity. Daura disclosed that negotiating [...]

February 27, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

CAC moves to completely automate business registration nationwide. But can it pull it off?

The business world is changing rapidly and organisations, irrespective of the sector, don’t want to be left out of the trend of improving customer experience with technology and the Internet. We are in an era where the customers determine where, [...]

February 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Yoruba group wants amnesty for killer herdsmen

Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, has advised the Federal Government to open an amnesty window for arms-bearing herdsmen and other terrorists in the country. The group said the move will help curb the spate of attacks in the country. In a [...]

February 27, 2018 Government and politics

Restructuring: Igbo leaders reject presidency, speak on herdsmen killings

Some Igbo leaders have said that the Igbo nation are not interested in producing the president of Nigeria without restructuring of the country. This view shared by some Igbo leaders, who met with the Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe-led Ohanaeze committee on [...]

February 27, 2018 Government and politics

FarmCrowdy receives $325,000 grant from the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

After almost a year since the last winners of the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund were announced, GSMA announces its 2018 grant and FarmCrowdy makes the selection of winners The post FarmCrowdy receives $ 325,000 grant from the GSMA Ecosystem [...]

February 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari to APC Caucus: Avoid shortcuts at Congress

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined the national caucus of All Progressives Congress (APC) to abide strictly with the party’s constitution while conducting congresses at wards, local governments, states and national levels. Buhari made the appeal at the opening of the [...]

February 27, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari won’t save you from misdeeds, Melaye tells Bello

INEC reverses self, confirms Kogi gov’s registration in Abuja Representative of Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye yesterday advised Governor Yahaya Bello against believing that President Muhammadu Buhari would save him from being defeated in the 2019 governorship poll. Melaye [...]

February 27, 2018 Government and politics

NIMASA plans to acquire 100 new cabotage vessels

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has unveiled plans to acquire 100 new cabotage vessels in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). The Director General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who disclosed this at the [...]

February 27, 2018 Business

Pastor reportedly overpowers robbers, seizes their guns

One Pastor Stanley B. Kagbara has allegedly overpowered and seized the guns of robbers who attacked his compound on February 21. Kagbara who is the pastor of Okogbe branch of Mbiama Autonomous, Rivers State, performed this amazing feat after declaring himself a [...]

February 27, 2018 Religion

Ex-Director General confesses he stole N331m to build a hotel

Former Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Obi, has admitted to diverting N331 million belonging to the agency. The accused said he transferred part of the diverted money to a firm known as Seastroke International, [...]

February 27, 2018 Business
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